Definition of evanescent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

evanescent

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌɛvəˈnɛsnt//
 
(literary)
 
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disappearing quickly from sight or memory Talk is evanescent, writing leaves footprints.
evanescence
 
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NAmE//ˌɛvəˈnɛsns//
 
noun [uncountable]
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